There’s a lot of coaches out there not making any money, looking for opportunities, trying to model what others are doing, networking like crazy, researching, visualizing, affirming and hoping… yes, hoping that the clients show up before the bailiffs.
Etsy also has teams and forums (ie: groups of other Etsians they like to call themselves) where you can join the group and gain more help from your peers. You can also join up for the Etsy Success newsletter wherein their weekly newsletters full of tips and tricks end up in your inbox. They not only offer both a support forum called Etsy Success that sellers can join for tips and tricks, but countless online blog posts about tips and tricks to help you.
Believe it our not, lifestyle blogs can be very profitable business. Generally it the value and price a blog can commend is directly in relation to the niche, content and quantity of traffic the blog attracts.
While that explains some of the social aspect of it, the journal aspect is no longer the sole reason people start blogs. Creating a blog is an inexpensive and relatively easy way to get started online. People, companies, businesses, writers are adding blogs as a way to keep people informed. Many are using blogs as a way to add a bit more income.
Another way to get backlinks is to build additional websites that link back to the pages of your “money” site. You can do this by either building Discover new ideas on some of the popular web 2.0 sites or by building additional websites that are hosted by a number of different hosting companies in different parts of the world.
Currently on Etsy at the time of this article there are over eight million handmade and craft items for sale. The website launched in 2007 has been growing by leaps and bounds. Handmade on Etsy includes everything from Jewelry (which has over two million listings) to Art and Accessories. Other categories include children’s goods, housewares, paper goods, crocheted or knitted items, hand sewn items, bags and purses, pet toys, ceramics, sculpture, dinnerware, and decor.
In summary, driving traffic to your website is just a matter of thinking creatively and not just sticking to online tactics which in many cases will limit the type of traffic to unqualified prospects.